Local Area

On the Guérande Peninsula, a wide range of activities and discoveries!

The hotel des Marais Salants holds an enviable location nestled in-between the salt marshes of Guérande and the ocean. Batz-sur-Mer and its surroundings therefore offer numerous opportunities for discoveries, activities and visits, here are a few:


Around the hotel you can discover several natural protected sites:

  • The salt marshes 220 yards away from the hotel
  • ‘Terre de Sel’ 4 miles away from the hotel – Book directly at the hotel and get preferential rates!
  • La côte sauvage or wild coast between Le Pouliguen and Le Croisic
  • The Regional Natural Park of Brière 25 minutes away.
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To relax and enjoy your stay in Batz-sur-Mer, diverse opportunities are available:

  • Batz-sur-Mer beaches
  • Bicycle rental to discover the local area
  • The Ocearium in Le Croisic situated 4 miles away from the hotel – Book directly at the hotel and get preferential rates!
  • Monkey Forest Park for adventure and leisure.
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Culture & History

You can discover a rich architectural and historic heritage:

  • The museum of Salt Marshes
  • Saint-Guénolé Church and Notre-Dame-du-Mûrier Chapel
  • The museum of the Grand Blockhaus,
  • The fortified city of Guérande,
  • The small classified cities of Batz-sur-Mer, Le Croisic and Piriac-sur-Mer.
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Close to the hotel you can practice:

  • Tennis,
  • Golf,
  • Horse-riding,
  • Water sports…

as well as running or cycling along the wild coast or in the salt marshes of Guérande.

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Industrial Tourism

Saint-Nazaire situated 12 miles away from the hotel des Marais Salants is an exceptional site in terms of industrial tourism, you can visit:

  • Shipyard STX France
  • Airbus Saint-Nazaire
  • Harbour terminals of Nantes Saint-Nazaire
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